Questions tagged [maseches-uktzin]

The twelfth tractate in the Order of Taharoth, dealing with the impurity of the stalks of fruits/vegetables.

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Can handles become tamei?

The mishna Uktzin 1:1 discusses yadot (handles) for food, and how they מִטּמא ומְטמא ("contract uncleanness and convey uncleanness"). In his commentary to that mishna, Rambam explains that the yad ...
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Stringing nuts together: a question on the Bartenura, Uqtzin 2:5

In explaining the Mishna, the Bartenura often clarifies obscure words by providing a cognate word in either Hebrew or Aramaic - the latter usually taken from the Targum, but sometimes from the Bavli ...